Moral discipline in the Christian Church being lectures delivered during Lent 1904 in Westminster Abbey by Hensley Henson

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StatementbyH. Hensley Henson.
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2 Thessalonians – “And if anyone does not obey our word in this epistle, note that person and do not keep company with him, that he may be ashamed. All four of these passages are part of the “whole counsel of God” that   Psychology is defined in a leading Christian textbook as “the scientific study of the behavior and thinking of study of how living creatures interact with their environment and each other, and how they cope (successfully or unsuccessfully) with that environment.” 4 This relatively simple definition represents a broad field Churches should practice discipline for the sake of loving the individual caught in sin, that he or she might come to repentance (1 Cor.

); for the sake of loving the weaker sheep in the church, that they might not be led astray (v. 6); for the sake of loving non-Christian neighbors, that they might not be confused by a false witness (v.

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3 Forms of Discipline. Formative discipline helps to form the disciple through instruction; Corrective discipline helps to correct the disciple through correcting sin (Matt.

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The proper conduct of church discipline begins with each individual Christian. It ought to begin with prayer and self-examination. The apostle Paul reminds us in Gal."Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of :// This is not to say that the authority to enact discipline is man-made.

In fact, Scripture itself records the Church’s God-given authority to enact discipline: “[W]hatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven” (Matt.

; see also ). The Free Methodist Church – USA Book of Discipline “Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which Christian church while maintaining distinctive evangelical and spiritual ://   Church discipline conjures images of witch trials and inquisitions, but, practiced with humility and the goal of restoration, it should be a regular practice of the :// For the sake of the mission of Jesus Christ in the world and the most effective witness to the Christian gospel, and in consideration of the influence of an ordained minister on the lives of other persons both within and outside the Church, the Church expects those who seek ordination to make a complete dedication of themselves to the highest   At the end of each chapter of Sanders’ book is a series of questions.

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